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OTHER ISSUES

Meeting: Little outcry over rise in cancer near toxic site

Despite sensational TV news coverage, a rise in the number of people living near Mountain View's toxic sites with non-Hodgkin...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2012
Last comment by Steve Williams, on Dec 5, 2012 at 12:28 pm | 5 comments | 6952 Views

AROUND TOWN

Landlords to pay more for displaced tenants

The City Council voted Tuesday to require landlords to compensate a larger number of tenants who are evicted during renovations...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2014
Last comment by Lisad, on Jun 23, 2014 at 4:52 pm | 13 comments | 6947 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto's popular muralist Greg Brown dies

Greg Brown, a Palo Alto muralist whose elaborate, realistic and often whimsical depictions of crooks, aliens, cunning animals...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2014
Last comment by nobody, on Dec 12, 2014 at 9:37 pm | 3 comments | 6934 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents shocked at after-school care rate hike

Maria Schexnayder didn't think much of it when the YMCA delayed registration for after-school daycare by a few weeks. When...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2014
Last comment by debbie, on Aug 21, 2014 at 9:59 am | 18 comments | 6933 Views

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EPA honors Lenny Siegel

The Environmental Protection Agency is honoring Mountain View's Lenny Siegel as its "Superfund Citizen of the Year" for his...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2011
Last comment by concerned citizen, on Sep 9, 2014 at 11:54 pm | 11 comments | 6927 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Google shows off 'extraordinary' building plans

As if conquering the Internet weren't enough, Google has a new wonder in the works: a space-age structure that could be the...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2008
Last comment by Frank, on Apr 2, 2009 at 10:24 am | 17 comments | 6900 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park school district picks Maurice Ghysels as superintendent

Maurice Ghysels, the superintendent of the elementary school district in Mountain View for five years and, for the last 10...

Original post made on May. 9, 2011
Last comment by Yikes, on Apr 30, 2013 at 9:36 am | 23 comments | 6897 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Not enough students, not enough money to open ninth campus

Months of long, difficult and sometimes bitter meetings came to a head in a marathon Mountain View Whisman school board meeting...

Original post made on May. 22, 2015
Last comment by Huff Parent, on Jun 1, 2015 at 10:04 am | 99 comments | 6892 Views

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Asbestos nightmare at Americana

What was supposed to be a routine roof replacement at a 30-unit apartment building on Continental Circle has turned into...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2007
Last comment by OutragedObserver, on Oct 25, 2007 at 4:42 pm | 12 comments | 6867 Views

RESTAURANTS

FOOD & DRINK

The Best of Mountain View 2010, "Food & Drink" category. Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/news/show_story.php?id=3277...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2010
Last comment by Joseph, on Aug 12, 2011 at 8:56 am | 14 comments | 6849 Views

ELECTIONS

Contested race for elementary school district

Up until the last minute, it looked like an uncontested race for the Mountain View Whisman School District. But last Friday...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2014
Last comment by CSEA Member, on Aug 15, 2014 at 4:41 pm | 1 comment | 6840 Views

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Council OKs 164 apartments for Rose Market site

A real estate developer was praised by a wide swath of the community at the City Council meeting on Tuesday evening for going...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2014
Last comment by Kathy M., on Jul 2, 2015 at 6:58 pm | 36 comments | 6838 Views

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CEO leaves company to her employees

When Iris Harrell decided to retire in 2001, she didn't have an heir to leave her remodeling company to, and didn't want...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Apr 15, 2013 at 8:48 pm | 13 comments | 6836 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Report: MVLA teachers are best paid in state

According to data released by the state Department of Education this month and compiled by the ==I Sacramento Bee==, teachers...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2010
Last comment by Anonymous, on Dec 22, 2013 at 2:29 pm | 24 comments | 6830 Views

OTHER ISSUES

A Stanford engineering degree -- and no job

Mountain View resident Chad Bowling never thought he would fall a victim to the down economy. While a chemical engineering...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2010
Last comment by Flava Dave, on Nov 12, 2013 at 3:41 pm | 11 comments | 6826 Views

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Baby with no kidneys treated at Lucile Packard

A tiny baby born without kidneys to a United States Congresswoman is receiving treatment at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital....

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2013
Last comment by a resident from another town, on Sep 7, 2013 at 2:41 pm | 13 comments | 6824 Views

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Ex-symphony head charged with embezzlement

The former executive director of the Peninsula Symphony Association has been accused of embezzling hundreds of thousands...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2014
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Mar 13, 2014 at 1:39 pm | 6 comments | 6823 Views

ELECTIONS

School districts welcome Prop. 30

Superintendents from both Mountain View school districts are welcoming the passage of Proposition 30, even as they acknowledge...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2012
Last comment by steve, on Dec 5, 2012 at 3:18 pm | 4 comments | 6822 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Nazi propaganda left downtown

Cards bearing messages written by the American Nazi Party have caught the eye of at least one Mountain View resident who...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2011
Last comment by Ex-ANP, on Dec 20, 2011 at 1:23 pm | 25 comments | 6810 Views

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Floating yoga at Shoreline

The newest activity at the Shoreline Lake Aquatic Center is an unusual sight -- a Saturday morning yoga class bobbing in...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2013
Last comment by erika c, on Jul 27, 2013 at 12:54 pm | 2 comments | 6810 Views
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